Citibank

Capital Markets Transaction Capture Accounting Senior Analyst - AVP

Recruiter
Citibank
Location
Belfast, Belfast, United Kingdom, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
11 Sep 2021
Closes
28 Sep 2021
Ref
21334056
Approved employers
Approved employer
Job role
Accountant
Overview

Acting as the functional heart of our business, Operations makes everything work on time and on target, in a world that demands lightning-fast transaction speeds, pinpoints execution accuracy and full visibility. It ensures global transactions flow smoothly around the clock, wherever we do business. Without it, the daily clearance, settlement and execution of a trillion dollars' worth of trades and the weekly movement of tens of billions of dollars in dozens of world currencies would come to a complete standstill. Success Profile You'll have strong communication, planning and organizational skills which will benefit you and the team. Our teams need individuals who can research, process, and interpret large amounts of information everyday which will allow you to make ethical decisions with integrity

  • Analytical
  • Adaptable
  • Logical
  • Quick-thinking
  • Multi-tasker
  • Efficient
Responsibilities

Citi Market Operations and Operations Technology is currently at a pivotal point in its evolution and journey to implement a target operating model. We take pride and are passionate about our People and our culture. We are invested in people and their development. We are transforming and simplifying our operating model creating an exciting environment which encourages diversity of thought and inclusion.

We are a dynamic, global and diverse Organisation, with a presence in over 60 Countries; covering all front post execution Operations teams including product aligned Middle Office groups, Settlements, Margin, Asset Servicing, Listed Derivative & Commodities Operations. We support an extensive range of Capital Markets products and services including Fixed Income (FX, Rates, Credit, Muni, Cash and Derivatives) where Citi is consistently a dominant top 3 player in the market, Equity (Cash, Derivatives, Prime Brokerage, Futures, Listed Derivs, FXPB) where Citi has a significant growth program to continue to build out its capabilities and services; and Syndicates where we support both FI and EQ new issues and IPOs.

Our Operations groups are core to the success of the Markets business and has significant impact across the lifecycle of a Trade. We partner extensively with a range of internal stakeholders including Front Office Sales and Trading Desks, Compliance, Legal, Finance and HR; alongside having significant interaction with our external client base, playing a key role in the overall client experience. We have a Client relationship group dedicated to overseeing the group service performance and strategic partnership for our top tier client base, where we play a key role in supporting our global clients to ensure they have a first class experience when doing business with Citi.

Our Digitization and Implementation group works alongside our Operations teams delivering automation solutions to solve for operational challenges. We partner with Citi's innovation labs to drive optimization and overall play a pivotal role in enabling us to transform to achieve our target operating model.

Our Technology groups develop and implement a wide range of applications that support the Operations, Change, Design and Implementation groups in providing innovative products and solutions. We have re-imagined how to provide technology and service in our domain through the alignment of our team vision, culture, and aggressive retirement plan for legacy applications and adoption of a micro-based containerized cloud environment. We encourage our people to create, explore and be adventurous whilst taking measured risk, adopting safe practices to protect the firm.. Data lineage and optimization is core to how we develop our eco system. We are growing our capabilities using artificial intelligence, natural language processing and machine learning.

Our roles entail ensuring we operate in a robust control environment, whilst in a fast-paced workplace. We comply with global regulations and internal policies and adopt a proactive approach to identifying opportunities to reduce risk through the continuous evaluation of our controls; to protect our clients, the firm and our reputation.

We work closely with our external global peers, partners and regulators, and play an integral part in leading an agenda at the forefront to optimise and streamline processes, and drive strategy across our industry.

This is exciting time to join the Syndicate Middle Office as part of high performing, established team

The AVP will be responsible for supporting the BCMA (Banking Capital Markets Advisory) Deal teams as well as Loans and GSP (Global Spread Products) Deal teams by acting as control and support function in the trade lifecycle.

As part of the Syndicate Middle office team, the AVP will collaborate closely with a variety of stakeholders ranging from the Deal teams and Business Unit managers, other members of Syndicate Middle Office, to Product Control, Invoicing and Settlements team toward the shared goal of providing the best service to the issuers and ensuring any trade queries and discrepancies are resolved in a timely manner

The successful candidate will receive supportive training and a personal development plan to help them success within this role and develop their career at Citi

Key responsibilities:

  • Manage and maintain controls over revenue recognition, in particular fee booking process
  • Analyse and comment on deal reconciliations and exceptions reports
  • Manage and maintain controls over deal close-out process, investigate outstanding invoices
  • Escalate aged invoices with Invoicing team, Product Control, Business Unit managers
  • Manage Prospectus delivery report for EMEA region
  • Provide ad hoc analysis to the deal teams and Middle Office management
  • Participate in value added projects including and not limited to new revenue recognition workflow implementation, performance analysis, implementation and support of new business initiatives, and providing specifications and testing for new technologies
  • Work with global as well as regional peers to communicate ideas and solutions to enhance efficiency and controls


Qualifications:
  • Substantial experience in a related role
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage to deadlines
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication
  • Attention to detail and intermediate problem-solving skills


Education:

  • Relevant Degree or equivalent experience


What we Offer

As well as a competitive salary and consideration for a yearly discretionary bonus Citi offer;

  • 23 days paid annual leave
  • Award winning pension scheme,
  • Life assurance and
  • Private medical insurance with Bupa healthcare.


In addition, we offer a competitive maternity, paternity and adoption leave scheme and employees also have the option (provided they have a student loan from the Student Loan Company) to divert saver and company match contributions to their student loan. We pride ourselves on our ability to offer employees a number of lifestyle benefits including; on site restaurant and coffee shops, online shopping and concierge service and subsidised clubs and societies.

Our select benefit package offers you the opportunity to customise your benefits according to your own lifestyle preferences and includes corporate discounts, memberships and a range of additional extras.

Our vast range of diversity networks and on site multi faith room demonstrates Citi's commitment to growing a diverse workforce.

Job Family Group:
Operations - Transaction Services

Job Family:
Transaction Capture Services

Time Type:

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